What does a HR Administrator do?

As an HR Administrator, you are responsible for the HR functions for the organization. You will provide guidance on the employee lifecycle including developing training opportunities. You will oversee employee benefits, payroll and performance management. You will champion the organization's diversity and inclusion program

An ideal candidate will have 3 years of HR experience and have a bachelor's degree in Human Resource Management or related field and a PHR or SPHR certification. You need to be proficient with HRIS and have experience with hiring wage employees, training and development programs, conducting performance management and investigations.

What responsibilities are common for HR Administrator jobs?
  • Oversee organizations diversity awareness program
  • Mentor managers on employee development best practices
  • Responsible for administering performance management program
  • Advise leadership on hiring and terminations
  • Oversee payroll, employee benefits and FMLA
  • Provide guidance on employee behavior and conflict resolution
  • Conduct investigations in response to employee complaints
  • Provide training and development opportunities
What are the typical qualifications for HR Administrator jobs?
  • PHR, SPHR or other HR certification, required
  • Master's degree in Human Resource Management or related field, required
  • 3+ years of HR experience
  • Proficiency with HRIS
  • Experience hiring hourly employees
  • Demonstrated ability with training and development programs
  • Adept with performance management and investigations
  • Proficiency with employee relations and EEO
  • Skilled in employee benefits administration
Work/Life Balance
3.8 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
3.6 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

HR Administrator Salaries

Average Base Pay

$51,692 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: $52K
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Senior Human Resources Administrator
Feb 8, 2022

“Salary if great if you do the full 4 year compensation circle and the stock value remains stable.”

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Aug 30, 2022

“The best things I love is working in Human Resources and my for my boss.”

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Mar 4, 2022

“She was the only great person at that company that was great to work with.”

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Jul 14, 2021

“This is the best place if you want to start your career or advance it.”

Al Khaja Group
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Jul 17, 2020

“Al Khaja is a Group of company so will get good opportunity for career growth.”

Apprentice Human Resources Administrator
Mar 7, 2022

“The training programme i receive is enjoyable and keeps me motivated to get to my goal which is to pass my apprenticeship.”

Right at HomeRight at Home
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Aug 11, 2020

“I enjoy the benefits of having a flexible schedule and would recommend Right at Home to anyone looking for a rewarding career.”

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Jun 14, 2021

“No career progression and not D&i”

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